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Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
750 Depot Street, Campo, CA 91906
The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum is a railroad museum in Campo, in the Mountain Empire area of southeastern San Diego County. The museum operates all-volunteer train excursions from a restored 1916 Depot. These trains are powered by vintage diesel-electric locomotives.
The museum also has approximately 100 historic railroad cars and locomotives on display, including five steam locomotives, seventeen diesel locomotives and many other pieces of rolling stock. The museum is also home to the Southwest Railway Library.
In addition to the Campo site, the museum manages the former La Mesa depot in downtown La Mesa. It is the town's oldest building and the sole surviving San Diego and Cuyamaca Railway station. Next to the depot is a display train consisting of a steam locomotive, Pacific Fruit Express reefer car, and Southern Pacific Railroad caboose.
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